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HOW TO ATTRACT GROUND NESTING BEES
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A bee is a bee right? Wrong. There are actually many different types of bee, from the fluffy bumblebee which lives as part of a large colony, to the solitary bee. While the honey bee lives in a hive, the carpenter... read more

BEES HAVE A NEW, LIFESAVING VACCINE TO MAKE THEM IMMUNE TO PESTI-SIDE EFFECTS
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There’s been a lot of talk about vaccines these days, but not for bees. But a Cornell student has figured that since our most important pollinators are regularly exposed to lethal pesticides, there ought to be... read more

IN SUPPORT OF TURTLES
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My mom is retired, & she spends her winters volunteering at a sea turtle rescue center in south Texas. The cold snap is stunning the local turtles & they're doing a lot of... read more

THE 'WORLD'S LONELIEST ELEPHANT' MOVING TO SANCTUARY WITH OTHER ELEPHANTS, THANKS TO CHER
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A lonely elephant at a zoo in Pakistan is finally moving to an animal sanctuary where he will be able to socialize with other elephants. ... read more

IT'S WORKING! VIDEO SHOWS DEER, BEARS AND MORE USING UTAH'S FIRST WILDLIFE OVERPASS
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’It’s working!’ wrote DWR on social media, adding, ’As you... read more

DEER STEALS HUNTER'S GUN, FLEES INTO WOODS
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Of course, the deer is now considered to be armed and dangerous. Be on the look-out. A hunter in the Czech Republic now called Czechia was charged by a deer that snagged his gun on its antlers and fled into... read more

EAGLE SENDS DRONE TO 'WATERY GRAVE' IN 'BRAZEN ATTACK' OVER LAKE MICHIGAN
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"Michigan state officials said a drone that was mapping shoreline erosion in the Upper Peninsula was sent to a "watery grave" in a "brazen attack" by a bald eagle." Go to ... read more

INDIAN RAILWAY COMPANY USING BEE SOUNDS TO WARD OFF ELEPHANTS
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Officials with an Indian railway company said they have started using the recorded sound of buzzing bees to keep elephants from wandering onto the tracks... ... read more

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNS OF FALLING IGUANAS ON COLD NIGHT IN MIAMI
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The National Weather Service on Tuesday warned people in South Florida of the possibility of falling iguanas in advance of cold weather.... read more at ... read more

ELEPHANT CLIMBS 5-FOOT WALL TO STEAL MANGOES FROM LODGE
( life / animals / wildlife / elephants )

An elephant in a Zambian national park was caught in camera climbing over a wall to steal some mangoes from a safari lodge... ... read more

TENNESSEE SAFARI PARK
( life / animals / wildlife / rescue )

Drove past this place a month ago on my way to New Madri... read more

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALPACAS AND LLAMAS
( life / animals / wildlife / humor )

In case you were wondering, as I was... Click the image for a larger version See al... read more

ELEPHANT POACHING FALLS DRAMATICALLY
( life / animals / wildlife / elephants )

Some good news for a change: elephant-poaching-falls-dramatically-africa Elephant poaching in Afr... read more

HOW WILDLIFE BRIDGES OVER HIGHWAYS MAKE ANIMALS -- AND PEOPLE -- SAFER
( life / health / environment / wildlife )

I love this! Bridges for bears and tunnels for tortoises have significantly reduced the number of wildlife-car collisions worldwide. ... read more

WHEN COYOTES (TRY TO) ATTACK
( life / animals / pets / wildlife )

Well, I had an exciting morning. Who needs coffee to wake up? It was around 5:30 when I let our pug Joey out in the backyard. I’m standing there keeping an eye out for critters (there is no... read more

ANIMALS RESCUED FROM WILDFIRES
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UC Davis has been caring for dozens of animals that were displaced or injured in the California wildfires over the past two weeks. ... read more

GOT YELLED AT TODAY
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I got yelled at today... by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field (for my daughter’s game) when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was, protecting its nest, obviously telling me to get lost. ... read more

JUST 'CUZ YOU CUT OFF ITS HEAD
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Just ’cuz you cut off its head... don’t assume it’s harmless. Chef dies after spitting cobra he was cooking bit him on the hand ... 20 minutes after he had cut its head off. See ... read more

SAVED A LIFE TODAY
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Probably. You never know about these things. Anyway, I had forgotten to buy cat food and that is what allowed me to be there in time to save a life. Taking my daughter to school this morning, I had to turn south on Nolensville Rd b... read more

BIRD IN THE HOUSE
( life / animals / wildlife / birds )

Woke up this morning to a bird in the kitchen. I had a hunch the cat Sunny had brought something inside because, while still half asleep, I heard her banging around outside o... read more

SNAKE!
( life / animals / wildlife / reptiles )

I almost stepped on a snake as Elizabeth and I came out of the creek. Yes, we were in the creek. Anyway, I yelled, "Aaaah" when he slithered past me toward her and into the water. She wanted to get a better look at him as ... read more


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